Dr Sarah Gelcich
- Position: Research Fellow
- Email: S.Gelcich@leeds.ac.uk
- Location: Level 6 Bexley Wing, St James’s University Hospital
Sarah joined the group in December 2017 as part of the Quality of Life Metric Pilot Evaluation Project.
The project aims to evaluate the implementation of a Quality of Life Metric for Cancer patients. As stated above the project aims to evaluate the implementation of a Quality of Life Metric across 5 Cancer Alliances in England to inform national rollout. The metric will aim to compare the quality of life post-cancer treatment across different providers for service development. \n Sarah has a background in applied linguistics, particularly in conversation analysis in medical consultations.
She was awarded a Medical Humanities Sheffield scholarship and completed her PhD studies at the University of Sheffield. The study investigated communication of risk and disagreement within chronic type 2 diabetic medical consultations. Sarah is interested in communication and talk-in-interaction within medical settings, as well as patient-reported outcomes for chronic conditions.
Research groups and institutes
- Leeds Institute of Medical Research at St James's